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Lead Manufacturing / Production Engineer

£45000 - £54000/annum Market leading benefits
11/01/2019 (16:17)
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Lead Manufacturing / Production Engineer

Cheshire / £45,000 - £54,000 / award winning pension / bonus / great holiday allowance

This is a vary varied role that is hard to summarise with just one job title. You will be working for a global business who is world leader in the production of chemicals. This is an engineering role that can offer a lot of variation in your day to day; you will be developing new processes, running your own projects, helping/doing detailed design of new equipment such as automated equipment or piping design and working closely with senior management in various departments. If you have good experience in the type of skills/experiences below with an excellent attitude, this could be that step up you’ve been looking for.

The purpose of the job: To work in a plant/production environment improving current processes, developing new ones (NPI/NPD), leading CAPEX projects and supporting design.


Lead key elements of capital projects (CAPEX) to expand the capabilities.

Design source, install and maintain workshop fabrication and repair equipment to facilitate all business opportunities.

Manage the engineering aspects of all new customer products and trials to the repair workshop and plant and define and control the standards, specifications and quality.

Support the New Business Development team to technically evaluate and define realistic specifications.

Support in the recruitment, training and development of skilled workshop technicians.

You will be working autonomously on a day to day basis whilst working closely with stakeholders in design, engineering and the shop flop.

Background & experience:


Degree qualified in Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or similar. HND as a minimum.

Experience working in a plant environment, potentially as a manufacturing, production, process engineer with project management and design experience.
* Working knowledge of welding or fabrication techniques would be a distinct advantage, knowledge of piping would be beneficial.
* CAPEX experience.

Excellent communication skills

In return:

The benefits are genuinely excellent and the opportunity to progress is significant. Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you think this could be a good fit, please contact James Taylor on (phone number removed) for more details.

Similar job titles: Manufacturing Engineer, Process Engineer, Production Engineer, Project Manager, Chief Engineer, Engineering Manager, Production Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Process Improvement Manager, Design Engineer, Project Engineer.

Key words: Plant, project, CAPEX, chemical, improvement, manufacturing, production, development, NPI, NPD.
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